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Pop goes to court : rock 'n' pop's greatest court battles / Brian Southall.

Southall, Brian. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781847721136 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1847721133 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 254 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., 24 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Omnibus, 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-254).
Formatted Contents Note:
Liberace : took offence at what the papers said about him -- The Move : their promotional postcard upset the country's top politician -- The Beatles : how it all came to an end for the world's biggest group -- George Harrison : why his first solo number one turned sour -- Apple : a band and a corporation playing the name game with each other -- Gilbert O'Sullivan : standing up to the man who made him -- Ray Jackson : claimed his record company didn't try hard enough -- Elton John & Bernie Taupin : pop writers search for their "missing millions" -- Ozzy Osbourne : forced to defend his lyrics after three suicides -- Elvis Presley : taking the King's nam turned into a "soap" opera -- Holly Johnson : the problem of trying to go solo -- Judas Priest : accused of hiding messages and causing suicides -- The Stone Roses : disputing a million pound record contract -- Jason Donovan : outraged by a "doctored" photo of a t-shirt -- George Michael : objected when his record company turned Japanese -- The Smiths : seeking satisfaction over a fair share of the profits -- Spandau Ballet : friends' falling-out over the publishing payout -- The Spice Girls : the sponsorship deal that became a legal battle -- Napster : when a college dropout upset the US record business -- The Bluebells : a falling-out over the fiddle intro to a two-time hit -- Jimi Hendrix : his death started a long-running family feud -- U2 : fighting over ownership of an "iconic" hat and a pair of trousers -- Kiri Te Kanawa : the day the diva decided the show didn't have to go on -- Procol Harum : arguing over the intro to a 40-year-old number one.
Subject: Rock music > History and criticism

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